Drinking Water Treatment News

  1. Water Quality Association Supports Federal Effort To Address PFCs
    11/21/2017

    The Water Quality Association (WQA) is supporting efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) such as PFOA and PFOS and their impact on drinking water.

  2. Outbreak Forces Disneyland To Shut Down Cooling Towers
    11/21/2017

    Disneyland had to shut down two of its cooling towers recently because of the presence of Legionella bacteria, which can cause a fatal disease and had been infecting park guests.

  3. Puerto Rico Still Dealing With Contaminated Drinking Water
    11/21/2017

    It has been two months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, yet water access for many residents remains interrupted and those who have service are afraid to use it.

  4. Virginia Tech Granted $600,000 To Fight Lead Contamination
    11/20/2017

    After researchers from Virginia Tech pioneered efforts to test for and remediate lead contamination problems in Flint, MI, the school has received a considerable grant for undertaking similar efforts around the country.

  5. Global Water Treatment Leader Kinetico Acquires Nimbus Water Systems
    11/16/2017

    Kinetico Incorporated, a global leader in the water treatment industry, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Nimbus Water Systems, a Southern California-based manufacturer of high-quality commercial and residential water treatment products.

  6. Endress+Hauser Announces TrustSens Self-Calibrating RTD Temperature Sensor
    11/16/2017

    Endress+Hauser announces the iTHERM TrustSens hygienic RTD, the world’s first self-calibrating temperature sensor. TrustSens’ self-calibration process functions in situ and provides the necessary documentation to meet the conformance requirements for various regulatory agencies.

  7. Study: Perchlorate In Drinking Water Poses Health Risk For Pregnant Women, Infants
    11/16/2017

    Perchlorate, a chemical used in rocket fuel, flares, and fireworks, has long been on regulatory radar as a potential drinking water contaminant.

  8. Akuo Energy And Mascara Renewable Water Have Signed A Partnership Agreement
    11/15/2017

    Mascara Renewable Water, a company specialising in water treatment using renewable energy, and Akuo Energy, leading French IPP in renewable energy, have signed a partnership agreement to develop projects combining green energy production and water production via solar desalination.

  9. UCI Chemists’ Solar-Powered Device Generates Electricity Through Ion Transport
    11/15/2017

    By binding photosensitive dyes to common plastic membranes and adding water, chemists at the University of California, Irvine have made a new type of solar power generator. The device is similar to familiar silicon photovoltaic cells but differs in a fundamental way: Instead of being produced via electrons, its electricity comes from the motion of ions.

  10. Saline Water Conversion Corporation And Hydraulic Institute Partner To Bring Pump Systems Optimization Training To Saudi Arabia
    11/15/2017

    The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announces a strategic educational  partnership with Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to help companies in the Middle East assess pumping systems and identify improvement opportunities related to both industrial and commercial pumping systems.